›› Measurement unit: microinch

Full name: microinch

Plural form: microinches

Category type: length

Scale factor: 2.54E-8


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 39370078.740157 microinch.


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›› Definition: Microinch

The SI prefix "micro" represents a factor of 10-6, or in exponential notation, 1E-6.

So 1 microinch = 10-6 inches.

The definition of a inch is as follows:

An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively. The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. The international inch is defined to be equal to 25.4 millimeters.


›› Sample conversions: microinch

microinch to lieue [France]
microinch to quarter [cloth]
microinch to ell [English]
microinch to braza [Texas]
microinch to vara [South America]
microinch to cubit [Roman]
microinch to palmo [Texas]
microinch to Paris foot
microinch to megalight year
microinch to football field [U.S., complete]